Fast and Fierce: 5 Awesome Supercomputers

The twice-a-year list of the Top 500 supercomputers documents the most powerful systems on the planet. Many of these supercomputers are striking not just for their processing power, but for their design and appearance as well. Here’s a look at the top 5 supercomputers, their specs, and some cool photos. Read More

Growth Ahead for Low Latency Colo Market

Kevin McPartland of TABB Group says low-latency colo providers may see growth from smaller trading firms.

As the market for low-latency financial trading continues to grow, data center providers are likely to see growing demand from smaller trading firms, even as larger players continue to chase ever-faster “feeds and speeds.” Read More

SGI Cyclone Offers HPC in the Cloud

With its Cyclone cloud computing service, SGI has joined a number of high performance computing (HPC) providers now offering cloud services. The entry of SGI and Penguin into the cloud points to the high level of interest by the scientific and research communities in on-demand computing. Read More

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